Domestication of plants in the old world : the origin and spread of cultivated plants in West Asia, Europe, and the Nile Valley / Daniel Zohary and Maria Hopf.

Edition
  • 3rd ed.
Published
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press 2000
Physical description
xi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0198503571
  • 9780198503576
  • 0198503563
  • 9780198503569
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-305) and index.
Contents
  • Sources of evidence for the origin and spread of cultivated plants -- Archaeological evidence -- Evidence from the living plants -- Radiocarbon dating and dendrochronology -- Cereals -- Wheats: Triticum -- Einkorn wheat: Triticum monococcum -- Emmer and durum-type wheats: Triticum turgidum -- Bread wheat: Triticum aestivum -- Timopheev's wheat: Triticum timopheevi -- Barley: Hordeum vulgare -- Rye: Secale cereale -- Common oat: Avena sativa -- Broomcorn millet: Panicum miliaceum -- Foxtail millet: Setaria italica -- Latecomers: sorghum and rice -- Pulses -- Lentil: Lens culinaris -- Pea: Pisum sativum -- Chickpea: Cicer arietinum -- Faba bean: Vicia faba -- Bitter vetch: Vicia ervilia -- Common vetch: Vicia sativa -- Grass pea: Lathyrus sativus -- Spanish vechling: Lathyrus clymenum -- Fenugreek: Trigonella foenum-graecum -- Lupins: Lupinus -- Oil and fibre crops -- Flax: Linum usitatissimum -- Hemp: Cannabis sativa -- Old World cottons: Gossypium arboreum and G. herbaceum -- Poppy: Papaver somniferum -- Gold of pleasure: Camelina sativa -- Other cruciferous oil crops -- Sesame: Sesamum indicum -- Fruit trees and nuts -- Olive: Olea europaea -- Grape vine: Vitis vinifera -- Fig: Ficus carica -- Sycamore fig: Ficus sycomorus -- Date palm: Phoenix dactylifera -- Pomegranate: Punica granatum -- Apple: Malus pumila -- Pear: Pyrus communis -- Plum: Prunus domestica -- Cherries: Prunus avium and P. cerasus -- Latecomers: apricot, peach, and quince -- Carob: Ceratonia siliqua -- Citrus fruits -- Almond: Amygdalus communis.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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